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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
Amusements « NORTHCOTE » THEATRE py OPP. TOWN HALL t* EVERY EVENING AT 8. Matinees Saturdays and Holidays. MATINEE TO-DAY AT 2.30. Programme Exactly as at Night. THE BEST PROGRAMME EVER SHOWING. TO-NIGHT! TO-NIGHT! THREE STAR FEATURES. A Pnthecolor Mastcrpiccc, A WOMAN OF THE PEOPLE. A WOMAN OF THE PEOPLE. A Thrilling Circus Romance, IN THE LION'S DEN. IN THE LION'S DEN. And A Stirring Western Storv, SHORTY'S SACRIFICE. SHORTY'S SACRIFICE. NEXT WEEK'S ATTRACTIONS. Mnnday Next. 22nd June. Three Nights Only. The Limit in Military Production, . THE CURSE OF WAR. THE CURSE OF WAR. A Magnificent Pnthecolor Star. Showing the Appalling Consequences of Modern Warfare. THURSDAY, 25th JUNE. Throe Nights and Matinee. The Idol of the Film World, MARY PICKFORD, MARY PICKFORD, In the Famous "Players" Success, CAPRICE. CAPRICE. A Photo Play of Distinction. JV^ORTHC 0TE THEATRE. DINNA FORGET THIS MONDAY, 22nd JUNE. AN ALL-SCOTCH NIGHT. AN ALL-SCOTCH NIGHT. AN ALL-SCOTCII NIGHT. The Event of the Yea...
Preston P.L.C. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
Preston P.L.C. A meeting of the above was held at the Rechabite hall on Thursday evening, 11th inst. Mr. Davidson, president, occupied tha chair, and the attendance was large. Several new members were elected, and a number proposed. The re porta were of exceptional significance, inasmuch as they related to variouB phases of recent political developments. The administrative and organising capacity of the Electoral Campaign Council was strongly in evidence, every emergency being provided for und the minutest detail attended to, so that the usual turmoil, overlapping, and waste of energy might be avoided. Mr. Mor gan, the selected Labor candidate, related his experience, and it was mani fest that the charm of his sincerity is attracting sterling support to the cauBe. The mixed novelty night, held at the shire-hall on Tuesday evening, was an unqualified success.
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND. • YESTERDAY. It is uot enough for a man to know a good thing when lie Bees It. lie must seize a good thing when ho' knows it.—Anon. . None but the brave deserve tho fair, and none but tho brave can live with Bome of them.—Estcllo Klauder. The heir-at-law of a Scottish mil lionaire 1b a barman at Newcastle. He changed his name, and deluded Inquiry agents for ten years. He was acci dentally identified on a ferry boat by a schoolmate, who had.been under a commission to seek him out for hov eral years. The barman declares bis determination of remaining where lie • is. lie. refuses to become reconciled to lils father, with whom Ue violently quarrelled. It appears the parent, a widower, married tho son's best glr). —"Bystander," Sydney. There are only about thirty bar ber-shops In India, which bears out the Idea yfe liavo always held that India Is a silent, non- communicative land.—"Cinnamlnsou Scimitar." The baekblock audience is not aU ways appreciative of high-cl...
Jika Motor Cycle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
Jika Motor CycU Club. The result of the club'B G-milo handi cup wua as follows:—A. Gunn 1, A. Brice 2. M. Enbwistle 3. Members wlio wish to witness the (ly ing half-mile and challenge 5-mile are requested to ipeet at the town hall 1.15. A run will be held on the 21st inst. to Gisborn, starling ut 9.80 und returning
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. Distance tends cnclmntmont—but not when you're 'taking your girl homo in a -taxi-cab. -"Now York Tri-1 bune." Tlio osteomod woathor clork has sprung a now one. It la tho word "smog," ami It moans smoko and fog. Tho clork explains tliat vory frciiuont ly there are times when this mixture Is apparont In the atmosphore, and It considers the. now word a groat llttlo Idea. Vory woll, "smog" lot It bo. But why end there? Lot's call a mixture ot snow and mud "smud." A mixture of snow and soot "snoot," and-a mix .turo of snow and hall "snail." Thus wo might have a woathor forecast—' "Snail to-day, turning to snoot to night; to-morrow smoggy with smud." —"Kokomo Times." , The Suffragettes are engaged In re-! vising the Bible. They'll- probably^ want to call It Norah's ark,—"Detroit: Freo Proas." Bill, au outback Identity, was sus pected of being concerned In a sheep stealing campaign that had ragod in the district for some months. Ultim ately his hut was raidod by two p...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
FOOTBALL. The efforts of the Northcoto commit tee to improve the status of the club by the inclusion of more experienced play ers has had a marked effect in recent games and on their present form the team ure a force to be reckoned with. Playing against Williamstown on the latter's ground last Saturday they made the sensidcrs "fjo" for the whole of the journey. Norlncotc lost the game in the first quarter, during which tncy had considerably the best of the play, and had that fickle jade, Fortune, been more kindly disposed to them they would undoubtedly have won. As it was the game was in doubt right qp to the call of time, the final result being—William stown, G. 18; Northcoto, 6.6. The most conspicuous players for Northcote were —II. Thomas, BasseU. Cole, S. Hall, ! Johnson, Teesdale, Jackson (3 goals), Heck, and liahilly. Northeote play Praliran at Toorak Park to-day. The battle for inclusion in the first four by Association clubs promises to be very keen. With seven matches to go...
BASEBALL. A GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
BASEBALL. A GRADE. Carlton defeated Northcote last Sat urday at the Carlton oval by 6 runs to 1, The winners thoroughly earned their win, their battery being in good form, and their fielding smart and clean. Northcote's battery was weak, nine batsmen being struck out. Crawley and Gibnud formed the Northcote bat tery, and both put up a good game. Begg at second base played a fine game, handling seven plays without error, but otherwise the infield whb not up to winning form. To-day's match is against St. Kilda at the Northcote park.
P[?]nder's Grove Settlers' Association. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
Pander's Grove Settlers' AssO' ciation. A large attendance of members'of the above assembled at the hall on Wednes day, June 10th, Mr. G. Schult/. presid ing. Mr. J. Richmond, acting on behalf of two donors, presented,to the members several sets of games, which were uc-1 cepted. and made good use of after the adjournment. A strong working com mittee was elected to make further progess with the proposed co-operative store. Mr. E. Day s benevolent fund scheme was also dealt with, and its suc cess is assured. The euchre party and dance, on Saturday last, was a decided | success, socially and financially.
South Preston State School. HONOR LIST. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
i South Preston State School. i \ • HONOR LIST. | The progress examination at the above ; named school has just been completed by the head teacher. The following are i the results for the honor list: — I Grade VIII. (maximum 90)—A. Dyer ' 73, Ivy Hughes 72, K. Porteous 72, A. Walker G9. Grade VII. (maximum 90)—Ivy Hurl stone 78, H. Coleman 78, II. von Mylius 71, R. Walker 70, L. Coe 70, R. Ratz 69. Grade VI. (maximum 90)—Dorothy Dyer 79, Frank Pethebridge 79. Muriel Wniles 70, Russell Porteous 75, David Ross 7-1, Claude Tierney 73, Frederick 1'iks 70, Ruby Hawkins 70. Grade V. (maximum 80)—Enid Zwar 73, Charles White 71, John Finlay 71, Ethel Ratz 70, Iris Richards 68, Alan llill 08, Robert Coleman 67, Olize White 67, Albert Pritclmrd 66, Norman Wil kinson 61, Cecil Miller 61. Grade IV. (maximum 70)—Gerald Vivian 65, RitaIIall65, Linda Pearce 62, Doris Redmond 61,Robert Miller GO, Amy Madden 59, Bruce Watson 58, Annie Tuppan 57, James Anderson 56, Percy Jones 55, Edwin Rogers 55, Ro...
Property Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
Property Sales. Stott and Bastings desire to draw special attention to sale on Wednesday next by ordur T. L.Taylor, Esq., who is leaving on an extended tour. The properties comprise Mr. Taylor's resi dence known us "Kolyat," and fine w.b. villa adjoining. The superior fur nishings contained in "Rolyut" will be efFeieu at 12 o'clock, also Hupmobile motor car; properties will he ottered at 3 o'clock^ Catalogues at offices.,
NORTHCOTE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
NORTHCOTE THEATRE. Three star fenturcs will be shown to night for the last time. A splendid Pathecolor drama, "A Woman of the People," a thrilling circus romance, "In the Lion's Den," and a stirring story of ranch life, "Shorty's Sacrifice. The usual matinee takes placo this afternoon at2.30. A magnificent Pathho color drama of modern warfare, "The Curse of War," is announced for three nights, commencing Monday, June 22. Apart from its intense dramatic inter est this powerful production gives food for serious reflection. It not only deals with the terrors of present day warfare, in which aeroplanes are destined to play so large a part, but also reveals the ap palling and often unthought-of conse quences of international strife. A NIGHT IN BONNIE SCOTLAND. On Monday next'the management has arranged an All-Scotch night, every picture excepting the star, "The Curse of War," will be appertaining to dear old Scotland. "The Life of Robert Burfls," and "Alary Queen of Scots," are two big f...
CHURCH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
CHURCH NEWS. ' To-morrow nt the All Saints', Pres ton, the candidates confirmed by His Grace the Archbishop, in Thornbury Inst Thursday night, will make their first communion at 8 and 11 a.m. "God's Call," will be the Kev. B. C. A. Eva's subject at the evening service. The South Preston Methodist Young Men's Rible Class is dealing with the book entitled "Christ's Message to the Kingdom." To-morrow afternoon the subject will be—"The Jewish Idea of a Perfect City." On Sunday morning nt the Preston Methodist church the Rev. E. O. Knee ; will conduct a family service, at which fathers and mothers are specially invited to attend and sit with their children. I The subject will be—"Home Sweet i Home." ' I The subject on Sunday morning at the Congregational church is "The Mnrks of the Lord Jesus," and in the evening the pastor will deal with the interesting theme, 44 Spiritualism." The well-known tenor singer, Mr. Will Davies, will render 44 The Hour of Peace." i 44 Young Men's Sunday" will...
NORTHCOTE CITY COUNCIL. MONDAY, 15TH JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
NORTHCOTE CITY COUNCIL. Monday, 15th June. • Present:—The mayor (Cr. S. Dennis) nntl Crs. Bastings, Sehwaebsch, John son, Hayes, McDoncll, Redmond, Hen derson, Tharratt, Lees, Glanfield, Plant, Woolhouse and Mason. CORRESPONDENCE. From M. and M. Board of Works, reporting that revenue derivable from proposed extension of water reticulation in Rossmoyne street was considered insullicient—Received. From the secretary Victorian Rail ways, per Mr. Membrey, stating that, in complinnce with the council's wishes, the 6.65 down train to Preston would not be cancelled on holidays.—Received. From Sydney II. Wilson, mayor. City of Malvern, asking appointment of delegate to conference to consider advisability of prohibiting the erection of buildings on low-lying or swampy ground.—Cr. Hayes to attend. From Northcote branch'A.N.A., for warding resolution passed by that body thnit the council be asked to erect three public conveniences, convenient to High street, north, south nnd central.—To be inf...
WEDDING. PRITCHARD—ROBBINS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
WEDDING. PRITCHARD—ROBBINS. The marriage of Mr. Daniel W. \ Pritchard, son of Mr. E. Pritchard, of South Preston, and Miss Mary Robbins, youngest daughter of Mr. Geo. Kobbins, of Tnornbury, was celebrated at Holy Trinity church, Thornbury, on Saturday, 6th June. The ceremony was perfori»ed by the Kev. C. W. Wood. Mr. V. Hut ton presided at the organ. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a beautiful bridal gown of ivory silk crepe de chine with pleated tunic of ninon and lace trimmings, the train being finished with lace and orange blossom. A veil of tulle and wreath of orange-blossom was worn, and a bou quet of white (lowers carried. The two bridesmaids were Miss Dorothy Lane (niece of bride), who wore a pretty frock of cream foam crepe with white fur trimmings, and Miss Maud Pritchard (sister of bridegroom), who looked dainty in white silk. They curried bouquets of pink (lowers, and wore gold brooches, the gift of the bridegroom. Mr. B. Pritchard acted as best mun, and...
CRICKET SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
CRICKET SOCIAL. On King's Birthday night an enjoy able evening was spent by some 160 friends of tiie Northcote Presbyterian cricket club, amongst those present be ing Crs. Henderson and Hayes, also the president and secretary of the Presbv terian Cricket Association. Messrs Hammett, Harvey, and Misses Shaw and Hayes contributed musical items. On behalf of the association the pre miership trophy won by the club was handed over to Mr. Landy, president of the N.P.C.C., who presented gold medals to the players. Trophies were also presented to Mr. J. Shand, set of cutlery, winner of batting average; art jardiniere to Mr. N. Richardson, bowl ing average; gold medal to Mr. R. Hayes, all-round play; gold medal to Mr. E. Richardson, special batting; blazer coat to Mr. W. Thomson, special bowling. These trophies were donated by Messrs Reid, Landy, Harmsworth, Arthur Shands, and Cr. H. Bastings. The annual report wus read by the as ■istant secretary, which showed a satis factory position, and ...
Preston Branch A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
Preston Branch A.N.A. The usual meeting was held on Mon day night, the president, Mr. Bartley, in the chair. It was resolved to send a letter of thanks to Mr. Barrow for ser vices rendered to the lodge as trustee. W. Zwar was appointed to the position of trustee, rendered vacant by Mr. Barrow's resignation. Preston branch is to meet North Melbourne on June 2Iird in the semi-final debate, the sub ject being—"Should the. Australian States be unified?" Preston takes the affirmative. Three new members were elected and three proposals. Mr. Bart ley resigned as president, on account of going to Brisbane. Mr. H. H. JarviB was appointed honorary optician to the branch. A first-class syllabus has been drawn up for the half year.
East Ward Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
East Ward Progress Associa tion. Tile monthly meeting was hold on Sat urday, Mr. Findlay (president) presid ing over a large attendance of members. A report from the conference with ref erence to the advisability of extended travelling facilities through the eastern portion of the city was adopted. The report, which was a lengthy one, recom mended a motor-bus service starting from Dundas street, southerly along Hamilton street and Victoria road, thence westerly along Westgarth street and southerly along High street to the Clifton Ilill tram terminus. It was de cided to hold a meeting of the four as sociations interested with the object of discussing this matter. A vote of thanks was passed to Mr. Mitchell for his dona tion of £1 Is towards the park improve ment fund. Three nominations were re ceived from candidates aspiring to the position of councillor for the east ward. The result of the ballot was in favor of Mr. W. Williams, who was elected as the selected candidate of the assoc...
NORTHCOTE AND PRESTON SCOTTISH SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
NORTHCOTE AND PRESTON SCOTTISH SOCIETY. ! By the attendance on Wednesday evening at monthly social and dance of the above society it is very evident that these functions are gaining popularity. Long before the time of starting the hall was crowded with nn audience that would be a credit to any city. It must be pleasing to the Chief (Bro. John Angus) and his committee to see their labors so well rewarded. The third Wednesday of the month is evidently being "booked" by the Northcoto citizens. From the entry of the chief (accompanied by the pipers, under Piper Major Hugh Mcintosh,) to the last itom of n lengthy programme, the warm reception accorded the various items must have gladdened the hearts of the artists and made them feel as if it was "just like bein' at liame." Mr. J. E. Preston's fine baritone voice was heard to advantage in "Tom Brown" and "Trooper Johnny Ludlow," in both of which he had to submit to encores. Miss F. Pascoe .Webb was, as the Scotch say, "uneofguid." In "Rob...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
For influenza, cough, or cold, " Woods' " is worth its weight in gold; When winter troubles comes your way Imbibe it—hot—without delay. Into u small-sized glass or cup Of boiling water well stir up An ample dose of fragrant, pure, Wholesome Wbods' Great Peppermint Cure.
C GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
C GRADE. Northcote defeated North Melbourne easily lust Saturday. A streak of nine and another of seven in Northcote's first and second innings showed strong and well-placed hitting. The Northern ers could do nothing with Thomson, only two safe hits being recorded. Ham mett, J. Thomson, Hayes, Walker, and Bturken all played well. Northcote I now hold second place with 8 wins and II dftfent. Scores— Northcote—9, 7, 2, 1, 1, 2, 4-26. Nth. Melbourne—0, 0, 1, 0, 2, 0, 2—5. To-day Northcote play M.C.C. at Albert Park. Teuin—'Thomson (2), Richardson (2), McPhee, Hamilton, Hammett, Hayes, Sturken, Smith, and Walker. Preston played Carlton at Preston last Saturday, the locals winning by 3 runs. Blundell, Gillies, Westmoreland, and Sykea all played well. Westmoreland brought oft two line catches. Scores— Preston—1, 0, 2, 0, 1, 2, 1, 1, 0-8. Carlton—0, 2, 0, 0, 0, 3, 0, 0, 0-5. To-day's game is against Prahran at Toorak Park. Players catch 12.40 train from Flinders street to Toorak.